Sustainability

Should Architects Work With Nature or Resist It?

Frank Lloyd Wright famously urged architects to follow nature's lead. But as the planet warms, and with sustainability an inadequate response, they may need to pursue a more defensive, “resilient” position.

Frank Lloyd Wright urged architects to work with nature. But as the planet warms, they may need to pursue a more defensive, “resilient” position.

Nine of Taliesin West’s Most Iconic Student Shelters

The student-designed desert shelters at Taliesin West, which began in 1938 with John Lautner's lean-to and continue today, provide a window into architecture's evolving relationship with the natural environment.

The student-designed desert shelters at Taliesin West, which began in 1938 with John Lautner’s lean-to and continue today, provide a window into architecture’s evolving relationship with the natural environment.